GIS Professional June 2018

In this issue, Gianni Cristian Iannelli provides a background to the satellite industry and discusses some of the emerging opportunities for the GIS industry; Nathan Heazlewood outlines the ongoing battle between GIS and IT professionals concerning the management of data; Tim Hayes describes the ins and outs of a career in the utilities sector; Tim Sutton reviews the software options provided by the FOSSGIS community for developing an OGC standards compliant spatial data infrastructure (SDI); and Aligned Assets outlines two standards-based approaches to accurately mapping streets in Ghana.

Also, Jason Poole reports on the recent GeoPlace Annual Conference which took place on 10 May with a theme of data sharing; and Mikael Stern voices his opinion on Earth Observation Big Data and how the hammer mindset lacks the edge.

Plus all the latest news and regular columns - Happy reading!

The Bright Era of Earth Observation Satellites

The Bright Era of EOPage 12: Gianni Cristian Iannelli provides a background to the satellite industry and discusses some of the emerging opportunities for the GIS industry. Read now

The Battle for Masterdata

Battle for MasterdataPage 16: Nathan Heazlewood outlines the ongoing battle between GIS and IT professionals concerning the management of data. He argues for both sides to work together to achieve a better end result. Read now

Building an SDI with FOSS

Building an SDI with FOSSPage 22: Tim Sutton reviews the software options provided by the FOSSGIS community for developing an OGC standards compliant spatial data infrastructure (SDI). Read now

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